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Rural communities strengthened with more than $1.1M in grants

Media releases: 19 January 2021

One hundred and one projects set to strengthen remote, rural and regional Australia have been given an encouraging boost, with 96 communities sharing in $1,112,492 in grants, thanks to the FRRR's Strengthening Rural Communities program.

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Support for bushfire recovery on offer

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 13 January 2021

FRRR is encouraging community groups in regions affected by the 2019-20 bushfires to apply for recovery funding, with more than $380,000 in grants available through the News Corp Bushfire Fund.

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Grants awarded to help communities rebuild and reconnect

Media releases: 22 December 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal has awarded nearly $725,000 in grants to support 31 projects that will help communities impacted by the February 2009 Black Saturday bushfires continue to rebuild, reconnect and recover.

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FRRR looks forward, with a new look

Media releases: 21 December 2020

This week, FRRR unveiled a new brandmark and refreshed colour palette, the first since it was founded in 2000. The work was undertaken by renowned branding agency Houston. FRRR's previous logo FRRR's...

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FRRR to deliver two Future Drought Fund programs

Media releases: 18 December 2020

Networks to Build Drought Resilience and Drought Resilience Leaders FRRR will soon be providing increased support into remote, rural and regional communities to prepare for the impacts of drought,...

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Grants continue to support Black Summer bushfire recovery

Bushfire recovery Media releases: 26 November 2020

FRRR, in partnership with News Corp, has awarded 18 communities impacted by the Black Summer bushfires a total of $341,280 in grants for 20 projects that will support the recovery of their communities.

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Communities tackling drought receive nearly $1.5M in grants

Media releases: 26 November 2020

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) has awarded $1,454,165 in grants for 41 community-led projects that will help tackle the challenges that drought-affected communities across Australia...

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Grants support innovative mental health solutions

Media releases: 24 November 2020

Thirteen locally-run organisations in rural Australia are sharing in $200,000 in grants to support mental health initiatives through FRRR’s In a Good Place program.

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Cotton communities receive $150,000 boost

Media releases: 20 November 2020

FRRR, in partnership with the Crop Science division of Bayer, has awarded $5,000 grants to 30 not-for-profit organisations in rural and regional cotton-growing communities through the Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities program.

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Disaster Resilient: Future Ready program to launch in Victoria

Event Media releases: 20 November 2020

FRRR is inviting community members in Myrtleford, Beaufort, Korumburra, Paynesville, St Arnaud, Whittlesea and Yarra Junction to find out how the Disaster Resilient: Future Ready program can help them to prepare their communities for future disasters at a free webinar on Thursday, 3 December at 7pm.

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